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July 4th Pictures: Scenes From Independence Day (PHOTOS)

07/04/2012 04:02 pm 16:02:54

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Across the United States, Americans are celebrating 236 years of independence with backyard barbeques, family gatherings and, of course, fireworks.

While many celebrations have been scaled-down or canceled due to weather-related power outages and concerns of spreading wildfires amid dry, hot weather, many are still celebrating, albeit in less-than-traditional ways.

Below, a look at scenes from July 4th.

July 4th Pictures
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